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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Histology Technician - Full time - Nights in Lubbock, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking a full time, night shift Histology Technician with the Pathology Department at Covenant Medical Center.

Job Summary:

Performs various technical, clerical, physical and quality assurance duties and tasks in the Histology Department and related areas.

Essential Functions:

  • Receives and accurately processes all in coming and outgoing specimens.

  • Performs all computer (both LIS and HIS) related functions specific to the department.

  • Accurately labels and loads cassettes, prepares fluids, embeds and cuts tissue, maintains block and slide files, and codes pathology requisitions.

  • Accurately performs all staining procedures.

  • Adheres to departmental maintenance procedures.

  • Adheres to departmental Quality Control procedures.

  • Troubleshoots procedural and equipment related problems.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Coursework/Training - May be trained on the job.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience :

  • 2 years of experience as a Histology Technologist in a hospital environment.


  • Histology Certification.

  • ASCP Certification.

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Histology Technologist

Req ID: R333811